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  • Darkness into Light Walk Dubai

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      Darkness into Light Walk Dubai May 6, 2017 What an amazing experience it was. Walkers eagerly met at Kite Beach in Jumeirah for a 3:45 am start. People were collecting t-shirts, catching up with friends and colleagues, sharing yawns and the excessive need for a morning coffee, more so than most other mornings. We […]

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  • Best foods to feed your child’s brain

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    Nutrition advice from our dietitian  Caroline Kanaan Children learn at an incredibly fast rate. Their brains are growing very quickly from ages 1 to 4 . The same way their bodies need the right nutrition to grow, their brains need specific nutrients as well. Here are some of the top nutrients and foods that children […]

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  • 10 Tips for Teachers to Support Children Who Stutter

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    Stuttering is a speech disorder in which sounds, syllables, or words are repeated or prolonged, disrupting the normal flow of speech.

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  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common childhood disorders. Key symptoms relate to difficulties with attention, difficulty controlling behavior, and hyperactivity (over-activity). Recent estimates suggest that 11% of American children aged 4-18 have been diagnosed with ADHD. Historically, ADHD was considered a childhood disorder. However, new understanding demonstrates that it can persist throughout adolescence into adulthood. 4.1% of American adults are now considered to present with ADHD. While the disorder can affect both males and females, rates are four times higher in males.

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  • (ADHD) How can parents help?

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    Receiving appropriate assessment and diagnosis is critical to supporting a child with ADHD. This is not to ‘label’ them, but rather ensure that they are appropriately understood and supported. Individualized packages of support are essential in ensuring children reach their potential.

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  • Connect With Your Child in 10 Simple Steps

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      When our special children smile, they light up our world. When they laugh, they make our hearts dance, and when they connect for even a few moments, they give us a gift of happiness like no other. Connecting with our children is not easy; it requires skills, patience, and a lot of repetition, but […]

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  • Back to School

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    School starts next week, and while children are feeling excited about the new school bags, uniforms, and reunions with school friends, parents may be feeling stressed out – particularly parents who have more than one child who may be attending multiple schools. The anticipated pressure of getting up early after long summer holidays, preparing lunch […]

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  • Clinical Psychology Dubai, Child Early Intervention Medical Center

    The term Psychology is commonly used; however few people have a good understanding of what Clinical Psychology Dubai really is. The simplest form, Psychology is the study of mind and behavior. Clinical Psychology Dubai embraces all aspects of human experience – from physical to cognitive and social behaviors. Clinical Psychology Dubai can be applied in […]

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  • Speech Therapy in Dubai for Stuttering

    Stuttering is a speech disorder that affects the fluency of speech. It begins during childhood, the symptoms of developmental stuttering first appear between the ages of 2½ and 4 years, and in some cases, lasts throughout life. Stuttering varies according to situations, topic and/or speech partners. For example, talking on the telephone or talking before […]

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  • The Hanen® Parent Training Programs

    An intensive Parent Training Program run by our Hanen ® Certified Instructor who has extensive experience working with young children and their parents. These programs will guide you in learning strategies that you can apply within your everyday life to enhance communication skills in your child. Through the use of role play activities, group discussions, […]

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  • Speech & Language Therapy

    SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologists will work in conjunction with the child’s therapy team in setting individualized goals to improve speech and language skills, social skills and play skills, implementing therapy plan and monitoring progress. Speech and Language Therapy is dedicated to developing the communication skills of children. Through the use of […]

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  • Comprehensive Speech and Language Evaluation

    The comprehensive speech and language assessment varies depending on the age and disorder but it often includes a detailed case history, clinical observation, oral motor screening, articulation testing, and language testing. The areas of fluency and voice are also screened and tested as needed. Depending on the child’s native language, standardized tests are utilized during […]

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  • Speech and Language Disorders

    Speech and Language disorders are the most common of childhood disabilities affecting about 1 in 12 children, and include a wide variety of conditions that at the core have challenges in effective communication.  The terms Speech and Language have very different meanings. If your child has trouble with speech, he/she struggles with the “how-to” of […]

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  • 10 Tips for Managing Kids’ Tech Time

    The average child age 8 and under in the United States uses more than three personal tech devices—such as a tablet, smartphone, or video game console—at home, according to a new poll of parents conducted by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). With even the youngest kids now “connected” via such technology, it is important to […]

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  • Autism Spectrum Disorder Treatment – a free tip!

    Planning a trip with your special kid By Dr HibahShata Planning a holiday is a time consuming process where we try to take care of flights, hotels, transportation and places to visit. When you are a parent of a special child it becomes more difficult as you need to consider your child diet, sensory issues, […]

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